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Hawaii vacation news & deals: July 26, 2016

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* The current lava flow reached the ocean early this morning according to Lava Ocean Tours! It’s always exciting to see lava flow into the ocean and making the Big Island bigger. Here’s how visitors can see the active lava: Visitors can hike from either Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (roughly a 10 to 12-mile roundtrip hike) or from the Hawaii County ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Spectacular Green


Mahalo to Joe West for sharing this spectacular shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This “eagle”-eye view is of the stunning 12th green of Lanai’s Manele Golf Course managed by the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Lanai. (See our overview of Four Seasons Resort Lanai.) We can’t imagine any other green that’s “on par” with this one.   Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: July 12, 2016


* The recent lava activity on Hawaii, the Big Island, continues to thrill viewers. After the lava reached the pali (hill) it advanced rapidly down to the coastal plain. Most recent reports indicate that the lava is about a half of a mile from the ocean. Currently, the best view of the lava is from the Hawaii County Lava Viewing ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: June 2016

USGS photo of lava flow taken on June 28, 2016

* Could lava flow into the ocean again for the first time since 2013? That’s a possibility as lava is moving in that direction, but it’s still roughly three miles away. We really hope the current flow continues to the ocean as it is truly incredible to see. If lava continues to flow, Hawaii County may reopen their viewing site. ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Unveiling Kalalau”


Mahalo to KaRyle Leiana for sharing this stunning Kauai photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. As she posted this photo to our Facebook page, she titled this shot “Unveiling Kalalau.” That’s a perfect name for this scene with the trees framing the famous Kalalau view and the misty clouds partially veiling this verdant valley. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Mango Sunset


Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident James Grenz for sharing another gorgeous Big Island scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. James took this sunset photo from his hale (house). As he shared this photo he drew attention to the mango fruit tree in the foreground. Coincidentally, the sunset is the beautiful color of mango fruit. It’s such delicious beauty! Happy ... Read More »

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